On Wed, 15 Mar 2006 15:47:25 +0000, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>__/ [ Kelsey Bjarnason ] on Wednesday 15 March 2006 15:33 \__
>> Ran across this in a back issue of Linux Journal. Seems kernel 2.4 has
>> a critical timer rollover bug, one that will actually stop the entire
>> system dead in its tracks.
>> However, given that it won't actually occur until the year
>> 9223372034708485227, I suspect we'll have a bug fix sometime before it
>> becomes an issue.
>>  "Has" may, in fact, be "had"; for all I know at this point, the
>> rollover won't occur in year 9.22*10^18, but, rather, something more like
>> 2.78*10^32. Either way, I'm not going to lose much sleep over it.
>Unless you do some violent overclocking... *smile*
If you're into such overclocking, you wouldn't see a rollover bug
that occured in 10^-2 years.